Meningitis Research Foundation Webinars FREE

Save the Dates!

Meningitis and Septicaemia in Children and Adults, 2021


Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd November

International Symposium on Streptococcus agalactiae Disease (ISSAD2021)


Thursday 4th to Friday 5th November

JOINT SESSION - Group B Streptococcus: Accelerating Evidence-based Action for Every Family Everywhere

LAUNCH: WHO’s Value Case Proposition


Wednesday 3rd November from 2 pm (FREE ONLINE)


There are also a series of meningitis webinars designed to explore five key question beyond 2020.

Webinar 1: Meningitis in the COVID-19 era
16 November 2020 3-4.30pm GMT (provisional date)

How do we maintain and strengthen meningitis prevention to counteract the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare and immunisation programmes?  


Webinar 2: Future Prevention Strategies for Meningitis
23 November 2020 2-5pm GMT (confirmed date)

How should we protect babies against GBS now and in the future? 

What strategies will help to control the rise of non-vaccine-preventable pneumococcal disease and pneumococcal meningitis?


Webinar 3: Tackling meningitis: the WHO Defeating Meningitis by 2030 Roadmap and the WHO STI Vaccine Roadmap
2 December 2020 1-4pm GMT (provisional date)

Should we introduce adolescent MenB vaccine and will the WHO STI Vaccine Roadmap unlock this?

What progress has been made with the WHO global roadmap Defeating Meningitis by 2030?


The webinars will be free of charge but you will need to register to join the webinars. Save the dates now, and look out for updates on the MRF website when registration opens

European Academy of Paediatrics Congress and Master Class
22-25 April 2021
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

For further information please click here  

3rd International Meeting on Childhood Tuberculosis
26th-28th March 2021
Sofia, Bulgaria
Premlinary programme can be found here
Further information can be found here